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Depends: Benylin (dextromethorphan) is a group name for different formulations, i.e. Different ingredients. These different crug components are metabolized at different rates depending on many factors, such as age, fever, digestive status, nature of condition being treated. Generally some response should be noted within 30 to 60 minutes after ingestion. ...Read more
Yes: You took over the dose, therefore, you over-dosed. You didn't harm yourself, however. Don't do it again. ...Read more
I took some benylin (dextromethorphan) extra strength that had already expired. What is this going to do to me?
Nothing bad: After a certain period of time, drugs lose potency. The rate at which a drug can be expected to "expire" is generally when it reaches 90% of labeled strength. A very few drugs, especially "biologicals", may become toxic. Check with your pharmacist about this. Benylin's ingredients don't become toxic as they age (provided storage requirements such as temperature, sunlight & humidity are maintained). ...Read more
I OD'd on 700 mg of Dextromethorphan HBr a month ago and since then I've been constantly spaced out and anxious. What could be causing this?
Many things: Dextromethorphan itself can cause a sense of anxiety. As dextromethorphan overdose is associated with seizures, it is also possible that you are experiencing a sense of being spaced out for this reason, or for some others. I would suggest you consult your doctor for a real work up to find out what, if any, damage the overdose may have caused. ...Read more
What does takeing dextromethorphan hbr to get high do to you, how does it affect your health, short term and long term? Is occasional use ok?
Cough sirop high: Good doctors never prescribe cough sirop, to kids or adults. Treat the cause of the cough, not the cough symptom. And the sirop has no use whether occasional or not. The sirop has a med in it that makes people drowsy. To abuse it to get high hurt you from the cause in your personality that makes you look for such a chemical. Treat your mental problem vigorously to have a better future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the dosage on delsym (dextromethorphan) for a 128lb child? I believe it's the adult dose at 10ml, every 12 hours, i just want to be sure.
Medicaiton dosing: At 128 pounds of weight they get treatd as adults for medicaiton dosing for most meds. ...Read more
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